Spring is definitely the most anticipated time of year for me. Goodbye cold weather and hello warm sunshine and colorful spring blooms! (Not to mention lots of exterior house projects…) I’ve spent the last few years overhauling our farmhouse flower garden landscaping with plants that feel like they belong in our farmhouse setting. You know, the type of plants that evoke memories of summers past, country roads, and clothes hung up to dry on a breezy clothesline. The kind of flowers that could have been planted and admired 50 or 100 years ago. Continue reading →
When planning our landscaping this past spring, I wasn’t really sure what to do with a small patch of land next to the brick patio on the side of our house. A wildflower garden sounded intriguing, so we decided to give it a shot. It was a fun experiment, especially since we mainly used bags of mixed wildflower seeds and each new type of flower that bloomed was a surprise.
We overhauled our landscaping this year, and we’ve been watching it bloom all summer. Here are a few favorites from our new farmhouse flower garden landscaping.
In the spring, we planted a sad little half dead lilac bush, and it surprised us with its first blooms in August! It’s a reblooming variety, so I’m looking forward to its fragrant flowers next spring and throughout the summer.
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